Ekstasis Editions is pleased to announce Carmelo Militano's first novel 'Sebastiano's Vine' is short-listed for the Margaret Laurence Fiction Prize, 2014. The prize is awarded each year by the Manitoba Book Publishers and the Manitoba Writers Guild for the best book written in English by a...
Jean Rae Baxter
Jean Rae Baxter (née Fox) was born in Toronto but grew up in Hamilton. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Toronto and a B.Ed degree from Queen’s. She is an ex-copywriter and ex-teacher. Married to a Queen’s University English professor, she lived for many years in the Kingston area. Following her return to Hamilton in 1996, she kept the promise she had made to herself and began to write in earnest. As Co-chair of the Arts Hamilton Literary Advisory Committee and one of the organizers of the LiT LiVe Reading Series, Baxter is an active member of Hamilton’s writing community.